- 0:00 The iPhone 15 Pro has a slightly updated hardware design with a lighter material, Titanium, and a softer, more rounded profile compared to previous models. The weight reduction makes the phone more comfortable to hold and handle. The case used by the owner, Spec’s Cyo2 grip case, provides good protection and has a built-in groove for grip. The action button, with its new brand new action button menu, is particularly useful for controlling notifications and has a physical button with a haptic response. USBC is now included on the iPhone 15 Pro, and it has real-world data transfer speeds of 10 Gbps. The real-world data transfer speeds were tested by transferring a 2 GB video file from Lightning to USBC and found that USBC was significantly faster at 6 seconds compared to Lightning’s 54 seconds.
- 00:05:00 In this section, the reviewer tests the airdrop speeds of the iPhone 15 Pro versus lighting and USBC. The reviewer found that airdrop was faster than lightning, which goes to show how inefficient lightning was. The reviewer also tests the USBC port that comes with iPhone 15 Pro and found that it is limited to USB 2.0 speeds. The reviewer recommends using a 10 gb per second USBC cable for faster speeds. The reviewer charges that the iPhone 15 Pro’s one significant weaknesses is its battery life, which is the worst out of all iPhone 15 models. This weakness was also witnessed in the real-world usage. Overall, the reviewer finds that the iPhone 15 Pro performs well in many aspects and is a better solution to use in day-to-day tasks.
- 00:10:00 In this section, the speaker discusses their experience using the iPhone 15 Pro, specifically focusing on battery health, camera performance, and physical changes. The speaker notes that they have taken precautions to limit battery charging to 80% to prevent further degradation. Regarding the camera, the speaker mentions that the hardware on the 15 Pro is the exact same as the 14 Pro, with a slight bump in resolution in jpegs. They also discuss the ability to shoot log footage in the camera settings, which requires a lot of storage but is a great feature for serious mobile photographers. Additionally, the speaker notes that the Pro Max model has a 5x optical zoom, while the iPhone 15 regular Pro only gets 3x. They prefer a high-quality telephoto lens that is not too zoomed in, allowing them to get good portraits. Overall, the speaker is happy with the iPhone 15 Pro and believes it is their favorite iPhone yet, despite slowing innovation in the smartphone market.